Holyhead Mountain

Holyhead Mountain summit, with Holyhead Breakwater in the distance


17 June 2012

Holy Island, Anglesey

SH 21859 82946; 53.31338°N, 4.67551°W


With a height of only 220m, Holyhead Mountain on Holy Island is nevertheless the tallest hill in Anglesey, making it a prominent local landmark.

Stone quarried from the Mountain was used in the construction of Holyhead Breakwater, which was completed in 1873.

Looking towards the Llyn Peninsula

The Rivals, Llyn Peninsula

Panoramic views from the summit

14 thoughts on “Holyhead Mountain

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  2. Pingback: Breakwater Quarry and Brickworks, Holyhead « GeoTopoi

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